The Anchor Tap was originally owned by John Courage, who is famous in the British brewing circles, and this was his first pub. There are an assortment of games spread throughout its numerous rooms. Catering for private parties is available upon request and a pool table and darts are provided as additional entertainment.
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The Anchor Tap
20A Horselydown LaneSouthwarkLondonSE1 2LN
- +44 (0)20 7403 4637
- Public transport:
- Tower Hill, Underground
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After visiting the Tower and the Tower bridge, we discovered this pub tucked away on a side street. Initially, we popped in for a couple of pints, which were VERY reasonably priced. We got 2 beers for the same price that we paid for one at other places. And it's good beer. The Alpine Lager is delicious.
We opted to go upstairs and have lunch and were not disappointed. I had the steak and ale...more
After spending £10+ on two (bad) pints at another Shad Thames drinking establishment, the Anchor Tap welcomed me with its cheap, cheap Sam Smith's arms, poured me two Alpine Lagers, gave me a packet of salt and vinegar crisps and let me sit in its dark, cavernous drinking rooms to my liver's (dis)content.
With some characteristically steep, winding staircases and low overheads, I felt as if I...more
This is another really good Sam Smith's pub, not far from Tower Bridge. A really good find. All the usual Sam Smith's drinks are available of course.
Came here on a lovely sunny day and while I appreciated all the different nooks and crannies this place can boast, I only took them in on my way to the lovely garden. I say 'garden', but there is little in the way of plantlife there. Still,...more
For those of you that are acquainted with Royston Vasey and that somewhat off the wall TV series the League of Gentlemen........
SCENE 7. League of Gentlemen (London Branch).
We see Jason has arrived fresh from work, wearing a Crombie suit, a double cuff shirt with Prince of Wales collar, tie and capped Oxford shoes. The pub appears to be...more